Wanted : Golden Retriever Puppy to complete our household / we already have a 11 month old Labrador
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Mason is a ten-year-old golden retriever from New England that almost lost his precious friend, Sid the Sloth, a soft toy. Despite being the dog’s favourite toy, Sid was often left outside after playtime.
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Retriever breeds never fail to excel in field work or any dog sports. Two of the most popular retriever breeds are the Labrador and Golden retriever. Both dogs show uncanny ability as they stride with great speed and grace to different trails either in cold water or rough terrain. Undeniably, these dogs surpass the expectations of dogs as “just pets”.
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Acquiring a pet for your child benefits your child’s social-emotional and cognitive development. Endenburg and Baarda stated in their research entitled ‘The Role of Pets in Enhancing Human Well-being: Effects on Child Development’ that pets can have a positive influence on your child.